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About Us

Mission Statement

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities, Inc. transforms lives by providing crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling for individuals and families affected by sexual trauma and exploitation at no cost.

We are committed to addressing the diverse needs of our community by providing prevention education and raising awareness to create a safer Fox Valley.

Our Staff

Amy Flanders, Executive Director

Helen Kobussen, Director, Prevention Education and Community Outreach

Sally Smarzinski, Therapist, Director, Advocacy, Support Groups, and SAKI

Michelle Swenson, LPC, Therapist, Director, On-campus Advocacy

Jennifer Broden, Grants and Development Coordinator

Cathy Kaye, On Campus Advocate

Cecelia Shoaf, Office Manager

Shelby Funseth, Victim Advocate/Support Group Coordinator

Alia Swingle, Anti-Human Trafficking Victim Advocate

Board of Directors

Jean Coopman-Jansen, Board President 

Primary Care Associates of Appleton

Cory Gehrt, Board Vice President

Thrivent Financial

Aaron Schellinger, Board Secretary

Starshow Presents, Inc.

Kristy Christensen,

McCarty Law LLP

Karla Funk,

A2Z Design, LLC

Heidi Zich, 

Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities

Cynthia Baloun, 

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.

Nicole Doebert, 

Thrivent Financial